Meet the Owner

  • "Our mission is to help good companies throughout Polk County find great employees. We are convinced that the economic engine of our country is small businesses, and we are committed to helping small and mid-size businesses succeed whether through our services or through referrals to our business colleagues and friends." - CJ Marcello, Owner, Express Employment Professionals in Lakeland, FL & Army Retired LTC

  • CJ Marcello opened Express Employment Professionals - Lakeland, FL office in April of 2013. Over the last few years, CJ has provided staffing services to many of Polk County's leading companies. These employment services are provided through traditional temporary/contract staffing, evaluation hire (temp to perm), direct hire and account management or on premise/managed staffing. CJ, along with his staff, have helped hundreds of local job seekers find employment in the office/administrative, accounting, customer service, IT and commercial/industrial fields while simultaneously helping small and medium-sized companies within our community find great personnel for their businesses.

    CJ brings his work experience as an Officer in the United States Army for 21 years where he retired as Lieutenant Colonel (TS/SCI) as well as his experience as Executive Director to a number of Non-Profit Organizations to his Express franchise. CJ is also a member of the Marion County Chamber of Commerce where he maintains his position on the Agriculture/Equine Council, the Central Florida Equine Advisory Board, AQHA, NCHA, USEF and NRHA. He is also a past member of the Agricultural Committee for Hillsborough County's Property Appraiser. In his spare time, CJ enjoys riding and show cutting horses.

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  • The Express Employment Professionals Staffing Office in Lakeland, FL is an ISO 9001:2000 certified and SBA Registered company.

    Contact us today at (863) 535-1318 to Experience the Difference with Express Employment Professionals in Lakeland, FL.